Hong Kong police warn pro-democracy protesters not to occupy government buildings
Tropical Storm Simon has formed in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast.
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The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student is due in court on reckless driving charges.
"That's how we're going to break the chain of transmission, and that's where our focus has to be." — Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on how federal health officials will monitor people who have come into contact with an airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. every day for the next three weeks, the incubation period for the virus.
A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.
A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.
Authorities say a hostage standoff at a San Bernardino County home ended with the shooting deaths of a woman and a man who was holding her hostage. Two small children also held hostage came away safe.
Top drug cartel captures or killings in recent years in Mexico:
Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer.
John Wayne had a two-fisted image but heirs of the late movie star have lost a legal throw-down over use of his nickname, Duke.